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Grades K-8

Physics Inside Out: selected lessons and activities

Physics Inside Out engages middle school students with applications and innovations in physics principles and scientific research.

Saturday Morning Astrophysics at Purdue (SMAP): selected lessons and activities

SMAP engages grade 6-12 students with learning experiences that are not typically a part of classroom instruction. For example, students will learn about the formation and evolution of our solar system, how we know "what's out there," as well less familiar topics, like the birth and death of stars or the search for ubiquitous dark matter.

Division of Educational Programs (DEP)

This site is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. It is the Division of Educational Programs (DEP), Argonne National Laboratory's link with the educational community. On this site you will find information about the various programs offered at DEP. Whether you are a graduate student, undergraduate, K-12 student, or faculty member, DEP has a program that will engage you in a scientific learning experience. Of particular interest is the Ask a Scientist Archieves found through the NEWTON link.

Science Friday

Science Friday is hosted by National Public Radio (NPR). Each week different topics are featured. Besides your ability to Listen Live if you have mp#, RealAudio, Quicktime, or Windows Media installed on your computer, there are links for teachers and a Science Friday Kids' Connection. Don't miss the SciFri book selections.

TOPScience provides you with an award-winnning science magazine and a source of all sorts of hands-on, inquiry learning activities for K-12. Each book of activities covers a concept and a grade range suitable for the variation of abilities in classrooms.

The curriculum developer, Ron Marson, supervised student teaching in West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer. That's where he first learned to make do with limited resources, using local materials to teach his classes. This makes hands-on, inquiry activities available for all classrooms, even when budgets don't allow equipment.

The Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception. Explore "Educate" and you'll find Tools for Teaching, including hands-on activitites.

How Stuff Works

How Stuff works is a broad website covering not only science stuff, but computers, health, and more. When you link on to science, you will be provided with an array of options in all the fields of science. There's also a science library.


This website contains over 415 lessons that link science and math to the arts. In addition, other links to articles and events are available.

Dr. Carlson's Science Theatre

Visit Dr. Carlson’s Science Theatre where you’ll get video podcasts of cool science demonstrations. Join Dr. Matt Carlson as he risks life, limb, and dignity to bring you the finest science videos on Earth.

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